Art of Junk Contest: The Winners!

The numbers are in! We’ve got winners in the Art of Junk contest! The judges were unanimous in praising the work of these amazing 11 finalists!   Don’t miss our gallery on the 2nd floor of the Main Building! *1st, $500 Carter Averbeck of Omforme Design “Walk-Sit Chair”   It is amazingly comfortable! *2nd, $350 Suzanne […]

Art of Junk Contest: The Finalists!

Wow! We asked for entries and did you send some amazing, arty, repurposed junk! Winnowing the finalists for the Art of Junk contest to 11 was not easy! Each finalist has won free early setup on Tuesday, and will compete for $1,000 in cash prizes. Their work will be displayed in the Art of Junk […]

Our Art of Junk Medals-Maker is a Gold Medal Artist!

The Art of Junk contest at the Junk Bonanza is accepting entries until Sept. 15! We can’t wait to see what you come up with! Meanwhile, we are excited to see the amazing medals that will accompany cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, thanks to the talented Brenda Weber of Autumn […]

The Art of Junk Contest Returns!

The Art of Junk contest is coming back to the Junk Bonanza for Fall 2014! We can’t wait to see the fabulous entries created our participating vendors — and students and artists from the Greater Twin Cities area, too! We are currently accepting entries in the categories of Home Decor, Garden Decor and Furniture! Are […]

The Art of Junk Contest Winners

Our first Art of Junk contest was a winner! More than 130 entries from vendors and community artisans were winnowed to 15 finalists, a very tough call! Taking the first prize, with $500 cash, is “Chop Shop” sofa by Kyle Nielsen, of Relics Awry! It contains vintage Chevvy and Willys parts, and the headlights on […]

Announcing the Art of Junk Finalists!

The Junk Bonanza is pleased to announce the finalists for The Art of Junk Contest! Chosen from more than 130 junkingly fabulous entries, these 15 finalists — yes, it was that difficult to choose — will now advance to the second round of judging by a panel of community visual and crafting experts! In the […]

The Art of Junk Contest!

Junk Bonanza is proud and excited to announce The Art of Junk contest! We hope you’ll make a special trip during the Junk Bonanza Sept. 26-28 to view the top 10 finalists, including the top three winners, during the show! The contest for fall vendors and upcyclers throughout Minnesota will award $1,000 in cash prizes. […]